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# Even You Can Learn Statistics : A Guide for Everyone Who Has Ever Been Afraid of Statistics, 2/e

## Overview

The Completely Updated Guide for Everyone Who's Ever Been Afraid of Statistics!

The easy, practical, up-to-date introduction to statistics-for everyone! Thought you couldn't learn statistics? You can-and you will! One easy step at a time, this fully updated book teaches you all the statistical techniques you'll need for finance, quality, marketing, the social sciences, or anything else! Simple jargon-free explanations help you understand every technique. Practical examples and worked-out problems give you hands-on practice. Special sections present detailed instructions for developing statistical answers, using spreadsheet programs or any TI-83/TI-84 compatible calculator. This edition delivers new examples, more detailed problems and sample solutions, plus an all-new chapter on powerful multiple regression techniques. Hate math? No sweat. You'll be amazed at how little you need. Like math? Optional "Equation Blackboard" sections reveal the mathematical foundations of statistics right before your eyes!

Here's Just Some of What You'll Learn How to Do...

* Construct and interpret statistical charts and tables with Excel or OpenOffice.org Calc 3

* Work with mean, median, mode, standard deviation, Z scores, skewness, and other descriptive statistics

* Use probability and probability distributions

* Work with sampling distributions and confidence intervals

* Test hypotheses with Z, t, chi-square, ANOVA, and other techniques

* Perform powerful regression analysis and modeling

* Use multiple regression to develop models that contain several independent variables

* Master specific statistical techniques for quality and Six Sigma programs

## Author Information

### David M. LevineNotify me of new titles added by this author

David M. Levine is Professor Emeritus of Statistics and Computer Information Systems at Bernard M. Baruch College (City University of New York). He received B.B.A. and M.B.A. degrees in Statistics from City College of New York and a Ph.D. degree from New York University in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. He is nationally recognized as a leading innovator in business statistics education and is the co-author of such best-selling statistics textbooks as Statistics for Managers using Microsoft Excel, Basic Business Statistics: Concepts and Applications, Business Statistics: A First Course, and Applied Statistics for Engineers and Scientists using Microsoft Excel and Minitab, He has published articles in various journals including Psychometrika, The American Statistician, Communications in Statistics, Multivariate Behavioral Research, Journal of Systems Management, Quality Progress, and The American Anthropologist.

### David F. StephanNotify me of new titles added by this author

David F. Stephan is an independent instructional technologist. As a computer information systems instructor at Baruch College (CUNY), he pioneered the use of computers in classrooms, devised interdisciplinary multimedia tools, and created techniques for teaching computer applications in a business context. The developer of PHStat2, the Pearson Education statistics add-in system for Microsoft Excel, he has coauthored several books with David M. Levine.

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## Product Details

Prentice Hall

• ### Publish Date

August 28, 2009

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